The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 54 73 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.63% 8.77% 5.34%
As % of the General category 12.68% 20.05% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 11
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£420 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -55.31%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
426 364 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.38% 43.75% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 203 118
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -70.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.73 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.10 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 26 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
3 19 (16.96%) Banking
4 17 (15.18%) Project Management
5 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.39%) PRINCE2
7 14 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 12 (10.71%) SLA
9 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
9 11 (9.82%) SAP
10 10 (8.93%) Information Security
10 10 (8.93%) Automotive
10 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.04%) SOA
12 8 (7.14%) IBM
12 8 (7.14%) Oracle
13 7 (6.25%) ITIL
13 7 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
13 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (5.36%) Cyber Security
14 6 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (5.36%) Degree
14 6 (5.36%) Change Management
14 6 (5.36%) Middleware
14 6 (5.36%) B2C
14 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Project
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.79%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) LDAP
1 1 (0.89%) ATM
1 1 (0.89%) LAN
1 1 (0.89%) WAN
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
1 1 (0.89%) X.500
1 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) DB2
2 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.89%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.89%) MS Access
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Introscope
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 19 (16.96%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Automotive
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.68%) German Language
6 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Legal
7 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Project Manager
2 20 (17.86%) Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Architect
4 9 (8.04%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (8.04%) Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Tester
8 4 (3.57%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.68%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Applications Manager
9 3 (2.68%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) Middleware
2 4 (3.57%) HTML
2 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) CSS
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 2 (1.79%) DHTML
4 2 (1.79%) Struts
4 2 (1.79%) JSP
4 2 (1.79%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.79%) Spring
4 2 (1.79%) Ajax
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.79%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.79%) HTML5
4 2 (1.79%) CSS3
4 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.79%) Worklight
5 1 (0.89%) WebGL
5 1 (0.89%) REST
5 1 (0.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.79%) SCADA
4 2 (1.79%) Social Media
4 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) VSAM
5 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (0.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
3 17 (15.18%) Project Management
4 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.39%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.93%) Information Security
6 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (8.04%) SOA
8 7 (6.25%) ITIL
8 7 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.36%) Change Management
9 6 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.36%) B2C
9 6 (5.36%) Cyber Security
10 5 (4.46%) CRM
10 5 (4.46%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.46%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.46%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) COBOL
4 1 (0.89%) C#
4 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.89%) VB
4 1 (0.89%) JCL
4 1 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.68%) CISSP
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) CISM
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.89%) CEH
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) COBIT
2 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.68%) QA
3 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.79%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.79%) Control-M
3 1 (0.89%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.89%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.89%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) SAP
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) IBM
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) JDA
4 4 (3.57%) Adobe
4 4 (3.57%) Northgate
4 4 (3.57%) NorthgateArinso
5 3 (2.68%) CA
6 2 (1.79%) FatWire
6 2 (1.79%) hybris
6 2 (1.79%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.79%) PayPal
6 2 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.79%) Pega
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.89%) Informatica
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £300 to £650 per day
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